Senior Internal Communications Officer

Canberra, Australia
06 Nov 2017
End of advertisement period
26 Nov 2017
Contract Type
Fixed Term
Full Time

Classification: ANU Officer Grade 8 (Administration)
Salary package: $95,894 - $102,664 per annum plus 17% superannuation
Work terms: Full time, Fixed term (12 months)

Strategic Communications and Public Affairs (SCAPA) are the University's central point for corporate, internal and external communication, media relations, community engagement, public lectures and outreach, government relations, executive briefings for participation in events, and VIP visits and protocol.

Position overview

The Senior Internal Communications Advisor works across the communications and public affairs functions of SCAPA. It is focussed on working with internal ANU stakeholders to implement a broad internal communications strategy and lead internal communications activity that ensures that staff and students are well informed of University direction, services, issues and news. 

If you have expereince in the initiation, planning and management of major events as well as demonstrated administrative and communication skills with a focus on stakeholder relationship building, we would like to hear from you.

For more information, please contact Acting Director, Strategic Communications & Public Affairs, Penny Cox T: 02 6125 8399 E:

Closing date: 26 November 2017

The University actively encourages applications from Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people. For more information on employment opportunities, contact our Indigenous Employment Consultant on

ANU values diversity and inclusion and believes employment opportunities must not be limited by socio-economic background, race, religion or gender. For more information about staff equity at ANU, visit

Application information In order to apply for this role please make sure that you upload the following documents:

  • A statement addressing the selection criteria.
  • A current curriculum vitae (CV) which includes the names and contact details of at least three referees (preferably including a current or previous supervisor). If your CV does not include referees you can complete these online when prompted in the application form.
  • Other documents, if required.

Applications which do not address the selection criteria may not be considered for the position.

Please note:

The successful applicant must have rights to live and work in this country.